ncaa The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time  

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A list of the best USC Trojans players of all time. USC football is one of the most storied programs in the history of college football. When people think of the success of the Pac-8, Pac-10, and now Pac-12, USC football usually at the top of anyone's list as the greatest school to emerge from that conference. USC is one of the winningest football programs in college history and despite the brutal sanctions that were handed down by the NCAA in 2010, the school boasts an impressive 11 national championship along with six Heisman Trophy winners, which doesn't include a seventh, Reggie Bush who won in 2005. The NCAA may have tried to erase Bush from USC history, but anyone who saw the tailback play that year considers him to be one of the greatest players not only in USC football history, but one of the greatest college football players of all time. Many of USC's best players have gone to have successful careers at the next level in the NFL and the roster of NFL stars and Hall of Famers that USC boasts can go toe-to-toe with any other school in the country. Between Marcus Allen, Matt Leinart, Junior Seau, Troy Polamalu, Ronnie Lott, Frank Gifford and so many more, USC sports some of the best college football players ever. Anyone who disputes that is either a USC hate or doesn't know a lot about college football.

This is the list of the greatest famous USC football players of all time. If you notice any of USC great who isn't listed on here feel free to add him. Vote or re-rank this list according to who you think should be considered the best USC Trojans player ever.


 
list ordered by

1
398 102
Marcus Allen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Marcus Allen age 58

2
382 97
Troy Polamalu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Troy Polamalu age 36

3
401 105
Ronnie Lott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ronnie Lott age 56

4
469 130
Reggie Bush is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Reggie Bush age 33

5
332 82
Junior Seau is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Junior Seau Died at 43 (1969-2012)

6
389 104
O. J. Simpson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
O. J. Simpson age 70

7
236 56
Anthony Muñoz is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

8
231 60
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Lynn Swann age 66

9
262 85
Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

10
236 77
Carson Palmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Carson Palmer age 36

11
135 43
Bruce Matthews is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

12
142 47
Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

13
216 89
Matt Leinart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Leinart age 32

14
119 36
Tony Boselli is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tony Boselli age 45

The Most Underrated College Football Player

15
152 58
Keyshawn Johnson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

16
143 54
Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Steve Smith age 38

17
124 43
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Frank Gifford age 85

18
137 53
Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Anthony Davis age 38

19
133 51
Charles White is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Charles White age 60

20
106 36
Ricky Bell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ricky Bell Died at 29 (1955-1984)

21
143 59
Brian Cushing is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Brian Cushing age 28

The Most Overrated Actors of All Time

22
101 34
Tyron Smith is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tyron Smith age 25

23
98 33
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Jack Del Rio age 52

24
98 34
Ron Yary is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ron Yary age 71

25
131 55
Marqise Lee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Marqise Lee age 26

26
118 47
Rey Maualuga is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rey Maualuga age 31

27
98 35
LenDale White is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
LenDale White age 33

28
86 28
Ryan Kalil is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Ryan Kalil age 33

The Best Alabama Crimson Tide Football Players of All Time

29
81 26
Leonard Williams is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

30
88 31
Mike Garrett is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mike Garrett age 73

31
78 25
Matt Kalil is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Kalil age 28

32
91 34
Robert Woods is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Robert Woods age 67

33
90 34
Mike Williams is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mike Williams age 58

34
78 32
Sam Cunningham is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

35
74 30
Rodney Peete is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rodney Peete age 49

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36
60 25
Lofa Tatupu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Lofa Tatupu age 33

37
58 24
Mark Carrier is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Mark Carrier age 52

38
47 17
Keith Van Horne is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

39
67 33
Dwayne Jarrett is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

40
45 16
Joey Browner is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Joey Browner age 57

41
53 23
Nelson Agholor is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time

42
46 18
Dennis Smith is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Dennis Smith age 59

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43
61 30
Taylor Mays is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Taylor Mays age 30

44
53 26
Joe McKnight is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Joe McKnight age 29

45
45 20
Keith Rivers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Keith Rivers age 29

46
40 16
Tim McDonald is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Tim McDonald age 53

47
46 21
Brad Budde is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Brad Budde age 59

48
82 52
Matt Barkley is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Matt Barkley age 25

49
31 10
Sam Darnold is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Rusty Shackelford added Sam Darnold

50
50 26
Richard Wood is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best USC Trojans Players of All Time
Richard Wood age 62